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why N-Gons can subdivide some times and some times no?

as far as i know n-gons cant be subdivide by adding edge loop but i discover that some times it can be : i tried to make loop cut again but it doesn't done , i know it should good thing to cut Ngons ...
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Looping Repeatable Hotkey with Python

I've been studying this Dual Functionality question and trying to get something similar going, however for a slightly different need. I'm trying to create a hotkey that is repeatable, and cycles ...
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Fast way to create loops between existing verticies

I have this mesh I need to create loops between the selected vertices around the top of the part, keeping the spacing between the loops the same as the source vertices. I know how to do this 1 at a ...
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Loop Tools (-> Relax or Space) for UV?

Does a similar tool exist in UV editing to mesh editing's Loop Tools -> Relax or Space? I have a UV edge loop between two others that I would like to position equidistant between them.
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Script to help with edge loop deletion

I'm not new to Blender but I am new to the scripting aspect, so this isn't something I can throw together yet.. But I need this functionality to speed up my workflow. I would like to ask if the ...
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Edge loop realignment?

How do I realign these edge loops to evenly align around the bend?
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After adding loop cut bunch of ngons appears (cylinder)

Why is this happening? I never had problem like that before. Scale is applied. Its really small cylinder (about 0.5 cm radius and 64 parts)
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Dust vortex under helicopter

I have a helicopter model and I have it flying above a desert. It is stationary but with the blades moving over a desert with an ocean mod. How do I create a realistic dust and wind vortex on the ...
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a hole keeps forming in my object and i don't know hwo to remove it

I'm very new to blender and I'm learning how to model a chair with blender guru's tutorial. All seem fine til I realized there's a tiny hole when I apply the subdivider surface and I have no idea how ...
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Create a loop of falling objects

I'm trying to create a scene with marbles falling down on a plane, I want to loop this like a long gif to where it seams like infinite marbles falling. The problem I am having in getting it to loop ...
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Slide Edge Loop along Sphere's Edge

I am new to Blender. I am taking a class, and in the class the professor was demonstrating how one might start to model a Tie Fighter from Star Wars. So, using the reference images that he showed in ...
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Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? [duplicate]

Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? The yellow dots appear on the side... I just don't understand it. I guess it can only be really understood with the blend file, so I have uploaded it here: Thank you....
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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Seamless Noise Loop

I´m trying to seamlessly loop the Vector Noise Node in Animation Nodes to displace the vertices of an object. I was able to somewhat loop the time that is used for offsetting the noise. My biggest ...
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Can't add loopcuts to certain faces

I can't add loop cuts to these faces of my model: I know it may be an ngon therefore I tried to fill those holes but the loop cut still doesnt work. I've tried separate the selection from the mesh ...
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Replicate Curve Constraint on mesh objects that are following multiple paths using animation nodes

I am working in Animation Nodes. I have created a randomly curved "wiggly" Path across a surface. I have made a long thin Mesh object that follows the Path using a Curve Modifier, this ...
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What is the name of the vertex relax algorithm? “slide relax”

Is there a relax algorithm that would slide vertices from flat areas to sharp ones while maintaining the shape of the loop? If something like that exists, what is the name of such an addon or ...
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How to loop cut a hexagon into 8 parts [duplicate]

I'd like to cut a hexagonal cylinder into 8 parts. I don't understand why the cut isn't going all around it, but instead it is just on one face. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to connect multiple edges?

I have created a bunch of edge loops on this object and would like to fill these edges while maintaining quads, Instead of pressing the F key to fill the space and have Ngons, how do I efficiently ...
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Bevel Clipping/Stopping Point?

Sometimes I bevel two edge loops right next to each other that will end up touching each other. This means that when I bevel them they will eventually meet, and they will have the potential to ...
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Can't use Knife Tool to cut across specific loop side

Trying to use the Knife tool to cut a box out of these 2 edge loops. Problem being, the knife doesn't add a single cut when LMB on top of them. It does, however, work when i do the same thing on the ...
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Why a new 'merged' mesh is created when adding multiple loop cuts?

I'm just introduced to loop cuts which add more vertices to the mesh but for me it seems to be creating a new 'merged' mesh. I have no clue why especially since I can account for all the the meshes in ...
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How can I turn this into a perfect cylinder

During modeling, I often find myself having this problem. How can I turn the following face loop into a perfect cylinder?
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Un-Subdivide Sapling Mesh - Or High Poly to Low Poly

I am ultimately trying to take a sapling tree mesh and create a low poly mesh out of it. So I am manually removing small branches and doing edge loop deletions by hand. Auto un-subdivide modifier does ...
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how to make a looped tree animation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JRAxkJbHyj0gtSgTsOzVZ0HdNVD8b3Mm/view?usp=sharing I create a tree using the Mtree addon I put a skeleton on it to make animation using python I write the command bpy....
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What does the term “support loop” specifically mean?

I want to enter a 3d modelling contest of a game for the skin of a character and one of the guideline was to "Remember to keep support loops for joints in the same place." What does that ...
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Loop cuts create issues

When adding loop cuts to my mesh (supposed to become the hood of a car), this creates a little mound in the middle of it. Does anybody know how to avoid this? Thanks in advance :)
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How may I get a single stripe of color to flow along an object?

I'm toying around and trying to get a single red stripe to flow along the length of a cylinder. I'm trying to copy ideas from this tutorial, but I can't quite get it right. I made a gradient with ...
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Connect 4 vertices to create a square plane, that is a solid loop around

alt clicking an edge, highlights multiple edges, but not the ones I'm expecting. Is it possible to connect 4 vertices together so when I alt click, those 4 edges will be highlighted? Right now, the ...
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Making Multiple Loop Cuts

I have a cylinder that I want to make many loop cuts in so I can reshape it. (Loops cuts are around the perimeter, i.e. rings) I'm using Blender 2.8. Every tutorial tells me I can add a loop cut, ...
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Artifacts at particular edges after Subdivision modifier [duplicate]

So, the problem is basically visible at the pictures. The edges (the vertical one at the corner and the horizontal one going all the way to the back) seem "pinched" after adding subdivision ...
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Looping certain frames

I've been trying to wrap my head around how to go about this and so far have come up with nothing. I'm trying to create a loop out of a number of keyframes in my animation sequence of 130 keyframes. ...
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LoopTools: Circle Modifier just mangles my mesh

I have a very straightfoward area that I need to turn a mesh into a Circle using LoopTools. Here is the area on the mesh and the before and after: No matter how I configure those axis-locks and ...
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Is that the right approach for modelling this shape?

I'm a beginner with Blender and I'm doing some basic hard-surface modelling exercises. I am struggling with understanding the right approach to take. The rules of exercise are: use only quads do not ...
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Looping cut with the same length

did you guys have any trick on how to snap the loop cut with the same side length of the box? what I usually did is I always do count the length of the side then calculate the value to match the ...
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Lighting Glitch when adding Divisions

I am having an issue when adding divisions, either through loop cut tool or subdividing, that creates visual glitching. I have smooth shading turned on, and edges marked as sharp. This is not ...
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How can I get my foam to loop seamlessly along with my water simulation?

So I have a water simulation set up with foam and everything doing what it should and looking great, but my issues arise when it comes to animating it. Specifically making it loop. The water itself ...
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How to use an instanced object on a second loop

I have this object (Cube) and is being intanced 10 times, I need to istantiate (instance_xxxxx_x) another loop to get info about its location, is it posible? Blender 2.83.5 Animation nodes 2.1 (stable)...
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How can I loop a 2D grease pencil animation within a longer animation?

My goal is to create an animation of a boids particle system. Each boid should be an instance of a 2d grease pencil animation. The problem is that the grease pencil animation stops before the boid ...
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loopable array along a curve

I've looked through the possible answers to my question. but nothing really... I have a spiral curve, and an object array'd to that with array, and curve modifiers. works fine, but I want to animate ...
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Animation Nodes loops and Python

I am starting with the animation nodes and I am trying to replace as many nodes as possible with Python code; it is especially nice for the math. However, now I am stuck with the looping. Is it ...
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Animation looping not seamless

I'm working on a looping character animation, but no matter what I try, the "seam" of the loop is always jerky and clearly visible. The keyframes are all set to vector and I made sure to ...
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How do I distribute objects along an edge loop?

I am modeling a leather chair with a curved back. It is like a chaise lounge. I hame modeled the wooden frame and the curved leather cushion. I modeled the cushion and on the back side created an ...
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Shader Node: How to loop a value input

I have created a graphic item in Shader using nodes, I would like to automate this graphic by looping a section, I have tried using keyframes to link a Value_Input_Node to a music track, but it will ...
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Merge edges by distance in center?

I have been working on a mirrored mesh. Now I want to apply the mirror modifier and sew the middle edge loop of the mesh together by selecting it and merging the faces by distance. So I choose Merge ...
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Marble rolls in a cylinder smooth animation

I have tried everything. To smoothly get the marble into the cylinder and that it rolls through the cylinder. And then goes out of the cylinder again. I also tried to animate frame by frame but then ...
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How can I offset the time inside a loop

i´m relatively new to working with Animation Nodes in Blender and coding in general. I am trying to achieve something propably very easy but after a lot of trial and error and googling i didnt manage ...
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Loop Cuts not working on previously hidden faces

Sometimes when using the Loop Cut tool (on something like a cylinder made of quads) I'll hide some faces because I don't want the cut to apear on all of them. When I make the cut and then un-hide the ...
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Tilt a loop cut without affecting the whole form

I want to rotate a loop cut from this: to this: If I simply rotate it, it would affect the whole form: which isn't what I want. I know in this particular case, I could've use a knife tool to cut ...
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Join NLA actions from multiple objects

I have 4 animations (one of each leg and arm of my lego man). I want to be able to loop these animations multiple times throughout the scene to make the man walk. Currently in the NLA Editor it has a ...